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Administrator (Recruitment)

Human Resources - HR Business Partnering

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £20,284 to £21,908 per annum pro rata
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  18.5
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 October 2022
Reference:  0399-22
Further details:    Job Description    

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our friendly and supportive HR Business Partnering team as a Recruitment Administrator. We are looking for someone with previous experience of working in an administration role, with excellent general admin skills, to provide assistance in all recruitment based activities as well as the delivery of key HR administration services as and when required. This is an great opportunity for anyone wanting to begin a career in HR and Recruitment.

This role is part-time, working 18.5 hours per week (exact days to be determined).

You will work closely with our current Human Resources Assistants and wider HR Business Partnering team to provide an efficient and customer focused recruitment services to our key stakeholders. You will have the opportunity to learn from the team and develop your HR skills and experience. This role would be ideal for someone who has experience of balancing a busy workload and can provide exceptional customer service.

Holding GCSE Grade C/ Level 4, or equivalent, in Maths and English, you will have experience of providing comprehensive administrative support.

Previous experience of working in a HR or Recruitment environment would be an advantage but not essential. Enthusiasm, a flexible approach and passion are fundamental to this role, as is the drive to succeed and a commitment to making a difference.

In return, we can offer you;

  • a generous holiday entitlement (39 days inclusive of bank holidays and Christmas closure days) pro rata
  • enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • brilliant work/life balance with flexible and agile working
  • a range of employee benefits via our reward package My Lifestyle (cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and healthcare cash plans)
  • fantastic on campus sport and gym facilities with subsidised rates for employees
  • dedicated mental health support with onsite occupational health and counselling services
  • discounted travel
  • onsite nursery facilities

Our current team consists of 6 HR Business Partners, 2 Assistant HR Business Partners, 2 HR Assistants (this role being 1 of those), 2 HR Administrators and 1 HR Apprentice, supporting approximately 1600 staff. We are a supportive and friendly team and are very much part of our client support areas.

Take a look at our video to meet Marie Clarke who is our current HR Assistant and who joined us during lockdown in 2021.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Kathryn Bagnall, HR Business Partner, 

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The University of Sunderland has been awarded the Time/ Sunday Times University of the Year for Social Inclusion for 2021, follow the link below to see why!

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The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’.

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